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Get to know one of our incredible Travel DAZE speakers, Dr. Karl! Tickets are going fast!

Travel DAZE (9 June 2022) is fast approaching, and we’re here to liven up your day with some more info about our spectacular speaker lineup!

This time we’re putting the spotlight on the incredible Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki  (Dr. Karl) – Australia’s most loved clever person.

But before you check out these nuggets of gold about the wise man himself who will be speaking at the conference, simply click HERE for your access tickets to this industry-leading conference.

Just enter the number of tickets you’re after, enter the access code “AGENT100” plus just a few particulars, and it’s Travel DAZE here you come!

Dr. Karl just loves science to pieces, and has been spreading the word and educating the Australian public for over thirty years.

Many will know Dr. Karl for his appearances across Australia’s media landscape over the last 30 years – from word in print, to TV, and radio, social media, regularly featuring on Australia’s most treasured channels like Triple J, and ABC Radio.

But some of his lesser-known work is on the psychological benefits of travel, and Travel DAZE is honoured to welcome him as a speaker where he’ll be teaching us about how travel makes us better humans, from mental growth to overall human happiness.

“Traveling is important for humans. We are communal creatures that are all of the same species, yet our location determines societal actions based off cultured and governmental laws,” Dr. Karl tells in his piece Traveling is important for mental growth and human happiness.

Dr. Karl knows (scientifically!) how travelling allows people to absorb different cultures, connect with loved ones, and build incredible relationships.

And just to get you even more excited about his speaker session, here are some interesting facts about the much loved Dr. Karl who can hear from at Travel DAZE:

  • He was born in Sweden to Polish parents and arrived in Australia when he was 2 years old.
  • Dr. Karl ran for the Australia Senate in 2007.
  • Dr. Karl was voted the ninth-most-trusted person in Australia by Readers Digest readers in 2014.
  • In the early 80’s Dr. Karl worked for Fred Hollows.
  • He has a cognitive disorder called prosopagnosia, which means that he lacks the ability to recognise faces. To help him recognise co-workers, he has been known to carry a seating map of familiar office spaces.
  • He received the Australian Father of the Year award in 2003.
  • Dr. Karl began his broadcasting career in 1981 with his hour-long show on Triple J that is still going to this day.
  • Dr. Karl’s parents are both holocaust survivors, and both fled separately to Sweden after the war.
  • In 2016, Dr. Karl received an honorary doctorate from the University of the Sunshine Coast.
  • Dr. Karl’s first job after graduating from university was as a physicist for a steel works in Wollongong.

If you want to see Dr. Karl and absorb his infinite wisdom, get yourself a ticket to Travel DAZE!



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